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October 18, 2013

President Yadav requests for amendment on Army recruitment proposals KATHMANDU: President Dr Ram Baran Yadav has recommended rectification of the proposal presented by the administration for army recruitment in the forthcoming Constituent Assembly (CA) voting planned for 19th, November. The administration had suggested to the President the recruitment of army in the CA voting to carry out the ballots in a free, fair and brave way through ensuring involvement of all. Closing that the suggestion made by the administration on army recruitment was in opposition to the conditions of the provisional bill of Nepal 2063 B.S, the Office of the President recommended the administration to correct the terms through removing the legal hurdles. President's press consultant Rajendra Dahal held that the Office of the President critically studied the suggestion and sought proposals from the Attorney General and finished that the suggestion cannot be

endorsed devoid of removing legal hurdles. Previously today, the President notified the

Chairman of the provisional Election Council Khil Raj Regmi concerning the

At last NC Forms Parliamentary Panel

KATHMANDU: The Nepali Congress (NC) has created the 14-member parliamentary panel, an elevated body to pick the contestants for the forthcoming Constituent Assembly (CA) appointment. NC's party law has envisaged the 15member parliamentary panel. NC representative Dilendra Prasad Badu alleged that the central commission conference held Monday endorsed the name of the affiliates to be incorporated in the committee recommended by party leader Sushil Koirala. The meeting as well determined to take

on Purna Bahadur Khadka as the party's mutual General Secretary. President Koirala, Vice President Ram Chandra Poudel, higher-ranking leader Sher Bahadur Deuba, Krishna Prasad Sitaula and General Secretaries Prakash Man Singh, Joint General Secretary Khadka, central members Dr Ram Sharan Mahat, Treasurer Chitra Lekha Yadav, Gopalman Shrestha, Arjun Narsingh KC, Sujata Koriala, Bimalendra Nidhi, Pharmulha Mansur Ananda and Prasad Dhungana are in the parliamentary panel.As stated by the party's law, central office-holders of the party are

incorporated in the parliamentary organization of the party. Following the creation of the board, the picking procedure of the nominees in the forthcoming CA appointment would start officially. The meeting as well set the criteria for the nominees' picking in both the relative electoral system and first-past-the-post. The meeting as well ordered the Kathmandu-centered heads to go back to their relevant quarters and aid the appointment with complete power. The next gathering of the parliamentary panel is planned for tomorrow.

Supreme Court overturns its earlier Order: Murderer Cannot Be CA aspirants KATHMANDU: The Supreme Court (SC) has overturned its earlier temporary order which would permit a convict to be an aspirant for Constituent Assembly (CA). A unique bench of the top courts Sushila Karki, Girish Chandra Lal and Prakash Wosti overturned a temporary order issued by Tarkaraj Bhatta on Monday and approved the condition that bars a person sentenced to life and life with confiscation of assets for murder from competing in the appointments to the CA. The bench of the top court order to carry on the rider in Clause 19 (e) of the Ordinance involving the CA member appointments printed in the gazette on 16th, September. A solo bench of Justice Tarkaraj Bhatta on

Monday listening to a writ appeal filed last Thursday through lawyer Biswa Prakash Bhandari appealing for disbanding of the rider in Clause 19 (e) of the Ordinance, had

given a temporary order to not execute the rider in Clause 19 (e) of the Ordinance printed in the state gazette. Article 65 (c) of the provisional Constitution has stated that one of the qualifiers for turning into an affiliate of the CA is that the persons should not have faced penalty in an illegal case with ethical deprivation whereas Clause 19(e) of the Ordinance states that the contestant ought not to be someone jailed for murder case with a life sentence or life imprisonment together with confiscation of assets. Civil society activists and advocates had rejected the temporary order of SC and had been challenging the bar on the convicts from being CA contestants.

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requirement of removing legal hurdles since the problem was not incorporated in the 25-point order. Dahal as well held that the administration as well sought concurrence today from the parties incorporated in the top political team after holding dialogues concerning the army recruitment. In line with the provisional bill of Nepal 2063 BS, mobilization, control, and administration of the Nepal Army shall be carried out by the President on the advice of the committee of Ministers. Similarly, the resolution on army recruitment ought to be consented after being scheduled in the special board of the governmental-Parliament in a month of army recruitment apart from the case of accepted disaster. In the meantime, the political board of the top political group is anticipated to meet on Monday morning to talk about the same problem.

Prez Yadav Rewards Winners of Poetry Event KATHMANDU: President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav offered awards to top writers of this year's National Poetry gala. In a programme prepared by the Nepal College at Sheetal Niwas today, he gave the prizes to the top poets. An elegy 'Chhori Niharikasanga' by Chakra Kumar Subedi won the first place in the event. Equally, an elegy 'Bigyapti: Charaharuko' written by Babu Tripathy stood second. Similarly, elegies 'Kadambari', 'Sathiharu Sanga Prashna' by Rama Adhikari 'Bhai Sanga' 'Bhai Sanga' and 'Mato ra Maya' stood in third place.

Kishor Bikram Malla voted for by Chairman of ANNFSU KATHMANDU: Kishor Bikram Malla has been voted for as the Chairman of the All Nepal National Free Student's Union (ANNFSU), student section of the CPN (UML) as of the 21st countrywide meeting held in Kathmandu through beating his opponent Laxman Lamsal. Similarly, Nabina Lama was voted for the general secretary of the ANNFSU as a result of beating her opponent Rachana Khadka. In the same way, Ein Mahar, Thomas Bastola and Dipak Gautam have been voted for as Vice-chairpersons from the nationwide meeting publicized this night. The countrywide meeting voted for Radhika Khatiwada, Abdul Hussein Khan, Bhakta Kumari Lama, Mahesh Bartaula and Saroj Yadav as the secretaries of the novel working team of the ANNFSU.

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